The South African Social Security Agency (SASSA) provides financial aid to disadvantaged individuals across the country. For over 16 million South Africans, SASSA payments are a vital source of support, helping them to cover their basic needs and maintain their standard of living.
If you are a recipient of SASSA payments, it is important to know when the payments will be made. In this article, we will provide you with all the information you need about SASSA payments for April 2023.
April 2023 Sassa Grant Payment Dates
Payment dates for SASSA grants in April 2023 are usually released within the first week of the month, and payments are generally made between the 1st and the 6th of the month. Here are the verified payment dates for April 2023:
- Grants for Seniors: 6 April 2023
- Grants for Disabled People: 7 April 2023
- Foster Care Grants: 8 April 2023
- Grants for Care Dependence: 8 April 2023
- Grants for Child Support: 8 April 2023
Where To Collect Sassa Payments
SASSA payments can be collected from a number of establishments, including Boxer, Pick n Pay, Checkers, Usave, and Shoprite. Payments can also be made directly into the recipients’ bank accounts for more convenience.
For beneficiaries of the special COVID-19 SRD R350 grant, it is advisable to check the SASSA website or social media platforms for updates as there is no specified payment date. Moreover, SASSA recipients are urged to choose the approach that is both easy and secure for them.
How To Verify Your Sassa Payment
To check the status of your SASSA payment, you can visit the SASSA website at https://srd.sassa.gov.za/sc19/status. You will need to enter your identification number and the number you used to apply for the grant, then click the submit button. Once you have completed these steps, you can choose the month for which you wish to know the date of the next payday.
Getting Your Payment Through Bank Account
Receiving payments through your bank account is the easiest and fastest way to receive your SASSA grant. According to the grant application, the monthly payments would be made into the beneficiary’s bank account.
Please ensure that the bank account information or mobile phone number provided for payment is registered in the name of the accepted applicant used in the Covid-19 R350 grant application procedure.
For those who do not have a bank account, payments can be collected from Pick-N-Pay, Boxer, or Post Office branches (SAPO/Post Bank). Additionally, a bank mobile money transfer (cash send option) can also be used.
What To Do If Your Sassa Status Is Pending
If you are unable to get the R350 grant and your SASSA status appears as “pending” when you check it online, you may want to contact SASSA for further information.
According to the official SASSA statement released on April 1, 2023, beginning in the middle of April 2023, grants under the special COVID-19 SRD program will be paid for a new cycle.
Once the bank information is validated, SASSA will proceed with settling the remaining payments from the prior cycle, and payments will be made monthly rather than all at once.
In conclusion, SASSA payments are a vital source of support for many South Africans, and it is essential to know when the payments will be made.